The Cage and the Dream
Director, Producer & Screenplay: Valério Fonseca
DoP: Beto Martins
Editor: Joana Collier
Cast: Fernando Teixeira,Valdinéia Soriano
2022 | Portuguese | 111 Mins | Colour
Vicente is a widower and a retired teacher who lives between lucid dreams and everyday life in the Alecrim neighbourhood. Maria is a middle-aged woman, who works as Vincent’s housekeeper. Christmas is approaching. When Luan, Maria’s son, is killed by the police, and Vicente wants to help her, he is also victimised because of prejudice. Their journey is far from being over.